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Tribute to artists Pernambuco

Along the same lines of the inn valuation folk art of Pernambuco and the Northeast in particular, Villa Boa Vista Events is a tribute to three great artists Pernambuco: Vitalino Master, Master and Master Salustiano Nape. To identify the artist Romero  Andrade Lima created representative art panels of each.

Master Vitalino

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According to journalist and writer Homero Fonseca "in the edition of February 1, 1963, Time magazine published a page with the news of the death of a Brazilian artist.

Rarely one fellow got such deference by the prestigious American publication. It was the obituary of Vitalino Pereira dos Santos, born in a district of Caruaru - Pernambuco on July 10, 1909 and died on January 20 of that year ...

It was an extraordinary chronicler of popular everyday, modeling in clay symbols, values, prejudices and feelings of the poor people of the Northeast ... emerged from anonymity to glory in 1947, when exposure Ceramics People of Pernambuco was brought to Rio de Janeiro for Abelardo Rodrigues ".

His original pieces are scattered throughout Brazil and also from the outside, as in the Louvre in Paris. Vitalino with the popular art of Northeast won the world.

Master Salustiano

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Salustiano Manoel Soares, known as Master or Master Salustiano Sallu was born in Alliance, part of the north woods of Pernambuco on November 12, 1945 Musician, producer, teacher and craftsman, Master Salustiano influenced a number of artists such as Pernambuco Siba, Chico Science and Antonio Carlos Nobrega.

Master Nape

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The potter Manoel Gomes da Silva, known as Master Nape, Nape Nape of Tracunhaém or the Lions, was born in 1937 and died in 2014.

Was one of the most significant artists of Tracunhaém. Son of poor farmers, began fiddling with the clay in childhood, making toys inspired by figures of their daily lives.

According to him, the lion seated figure who marked his style came from an idea of ​​him with his wife. The most striking feature is the curly mane, made up of dozens of flattened circular fragments.

Another piece also very characteristic of the work of two artisans is the doll with hands full of flowers and curls.

His pieces are burned in a wood oven, are unglazed or decorated or painted. Currently, the work of Nape and Mary (his wife) are present in antique shops, private collections, art galleries, museums and public spaces such as the square of the 1st Garden of Boa Viagem in Recife and in the gardens of Burle Marx in Rio de January.